Citizen Engagement

IMPROVING GOVERNMENT-CIVIL SOCIETY INTERACTIONS WITHIN OGP

Civic engagement is at the heart of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). In signing the Open Government Declaration, OGP members commit to engaging citizens in the development, implementation, and monitoring of their National Action Plans. As OGP is nascent, we are still learning about how governments and civil society interact within its framework and how the interaction can be strengthened. Last month, the report 'From Informing to Empowering: Improving Government-Civil Society...

Participación Ciudadana: Políticas y Compromisos en América Latina

Presenters Ricardo Poppi, Coordinador General de Nuevos Medios y otras Lenguas de Participación – Secretaría General de la Presidencia de Brasil Natalia Rojas, Gabinete Ministerio Secretaría General de Gobierno de Chile Pedro Ávila, Asesor del Subsecretario General de Gobierno de Chile Description En seguimiento al webinario de OGP de marzo del 2015 centrado en más de 80 compromisos de participación ciudadana en América Latina, conforme a un análisis del equipo de IRM de OGP, este nuevo...

Participación Ciudadana: Elemento Central para el Gobierno Abierto

Speakers Preston Whitt, Asociado de Investigación del IRM Luis Cruz, Asistente jurídico en la Secretaría de Participación Ciudadana, Transparencia y Anticorrupción Gabriel Cecchini, Es magíster en Ciencias Sociales (Sociología) por la Universidad de Chicago (EE.UU.)  Description El Mecanismo de Revisión Independiente (MRI o IRM por sus siglas en inglés) es una herramienta para monitorear los avances realizados por los países miembros en el marco de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (AGA)....

Closing Citizen Feedback Loops: From ‘Your Problems’ to ‘Our Solutions

Speakers Fredrik Galtung, Co-founder and President, Integrity Action David Bonbright, Co-founder and Chief Executive, Keystone Accountability Zurab Sanikidze, Acting Head of Analytical Department of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia. Description The Open Government Partnership provides a platform for governments to demonstrate a commitment to greater citizenengagement. Citizen feedback is an important means by which government engages with citizens. In this webinar, experts will outline key...

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Webinar: Citizen Engagement with Supreme Audit Institutions

Speakers Maria Gracia M. Pulido Tan, Chairperson of the Commission on Audit (COA), Republic of the Philippines Aránzazu Guillán Montero, Program Advisor, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Center Description Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) are critical in promoting transparency and effectiveness, improving integrity, and holding governments accountable. SAIs effectiveness depends not only on their independence and powers, but on their linkages with other state and non-state actors. This realization...

Webinar: Citizen Engagement – Guidance and Sharing Experience for OGP Action Plans

  Speakers Tim Hughes, Researcher, Involve Sandra Pernar, Expert Advisor, Government Office for Cooperation with NGOs (GOfCNGOs) Description Citizen engagement is at the core of open government. Data and information are important, but citizens must feel and empowered to voice their opinions, and governments should actively seek to engage the public in decision making. Governments and public agencies face a challenge in developing mechanisms and changing organizational cultures to engage...

Webinar: Public Participation

Speakers  Carolyn Lukensmeyer, Founder and President, AmericaSpeaks David Stern, Director of Online Engagement, AmericaSpeaks     Webinar Description Open Government practitioners understand how to implement transparency and open data initiatives, but for many, public participation remains vague. In this webinar, the Global Voices team will: Discuss key strategies for creating meaningful participation opportunities where the public and stakeholders can have a genuine voice in...

Webinar: Citizen Budgets

Speakers Juan Pablo Guerrero, International Budget Partnership (IBP) Ricardo Barientos, International Budget Partnership (IBP)   Webinar Description Governments can encourage citizen participation by creating conditions that enable them to engage in a meaningful way. These conditions include providing ready access to government information. However, where the government’s work is highly technical, it is not sufficient to simply disclose specialized documents. Access to Information means...

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